Charlie's Angel Fawcett diagnosed with cancer

Charlie's Angel actress Farrah Fawcett has confirmed she is undergoing treatment for cancer.

Charlie's Angel actress Farrah Fawcett has confirmed she is undergoing treatment for cancer.

A spokesman for the 59-year-old actress did not detail the type of cancer, but said it was recently diagnosed and involves a fast-growing tumour.

In a statement, she said she was prepared to overcome the problem: "I am determined to bite the bullet and fight the fight while going through the next six weeks of cutting edge, state-of-the-art treatment."

She was recently reunited with Charlie's Angels co-stars Jaclyn Smith and Kate Jackson at a tribute to the late TV mogul Aaron Spelling.

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